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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire StackRox

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced its intent to acquire StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: StackRox
StackRox delivers the industry’s first and only Kubernetes-native container security platform that enables security and DevOps teams to operationalize security and compliance policies across the entire container life cycle, from build to deploy to runtime.
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announced 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Datadog, Inc., will acquire Sqreen

synopsis: Datadog, Inc., the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sqreen, a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$603.47)
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack. "
target: Sqreen
Sqreen is a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks. More than 800 organizations trust Sqreen to protect, observe and test their applications, APIs and microservices.
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closed 8/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Refactr

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Refactr, which develops and markets a versatile DevSecOps automation platform that bridges the gap between DevOps and cybersecurity.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Refactr
Refactr is the creator of a radically simple DevSecOps automation platform made to bridge the gap between DevOps and Cybersecurity. Refactr’s platform is an orchestration layer sitting atop existing DevOps and cybersecurity technologies.
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closed 10/5/2012 via BusinessWire

Veracode, Inc., acquired Marvin Mobile Security

synopsis: Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, announced it has acquired the assets of Marvin Mobile Security, the developer of an innovative mobile app analysis service for enterprises, app stores and mobile carriers.
buyer: Veracode, Inc.
The Veracode platform provides the fastest, most comprehensive solution to improve the security of internally developed, purchased or outsourced software applications and third-party components. "
target: Marvin Mobile Security
Marvin Mobile Security provides a highly innovative mobile security solution that can be easily incorporated into Mobile Device Management, Enterprise Mobile Management, and Mobile Application Management solutions.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

NTT Security, acquired WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: NTT Security, the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group, has acquired WhiteHat Security, a leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. The acquisition will strengthen NTT Security’s ability to address modern enterprise security needs.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Security
NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group. With embedded security they enable NTT Group companies to deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation needs. "
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
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closed 1/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Avid Secure

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has acquired cloud infrastructure security company, Avid Secure. Avid Secure offers an artificial intelligence-based cloud security analytics, compliance, and DevSecOps platform to provide effective end-to-end protection in public cloud services such as AWS, Azure, and Google.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Avid Secure
Avid Secure Platform is a next-generation cloud infrastructure security platform that combines deep security expertise with the power of AI to deliver intelligent security analytics, compliance automation, and rugged DevSecOps with a simple to use interface.
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announced 7/21/2021 via BusinessWire

Sysdig, will acquire Apolicy

synopsis: Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, will acquire Apolicy to expand the company's offering to include Infrastructure as code (IaC) security. Apolicy is the industry's first cloud-native policy orchestration platform that automates risk assessment, policy management, and remediation across any stage of the development process.
buyer: Sysdig
Sysdig is driving the secure DevOps movement, empowering organizations to confidently secure containers, Kubernetes, and cloud. With Sysdig, teams secure the build, detect and respond to threats, continuously validate cloud posture and compliance, and monitor performance. "
target: Apolicy
Apolicy is the industry's first cloud-native policy orchestration platform that automates risk assessment, policy management, and remediation across any stage of the development process. Apolicy's platform offers users full visibility and control of their cloud-native apps, workloads, and clusters.
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closed 10/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., acquired Plumbr

synopsis: Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, has acquired Estonia-based Plumbr, an application performance monitoring (APM) company offering auto-instrumentation, Real User Monitoring, and deep application performance insights for enterprise applications. The acquisition will allow Splunk to significantly expand its APM capabilities.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk helps organizations ask questions, get answers, take actions, and achieve business outcomes from their data through its Data-to-Everything Platform. Organizations use Splunk solutions with machine learning to monitor, investigate, and act on all forms of business, IT, security, and IoT data. "
target: Plumbr
Plumbr is an Estonian application performance monitoring (APM) company. Plumbr offers advanced instrumentation, profiling, and Real User Monitoring (RUM) capabilities, which are critical to monitoring Java, PHP, Python, and .Net applications.
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closed 6/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired Botron Software

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, is acquiring Botron Software, a Bulgaria-based provider of tools that enable enterprise-level change and configuration management within Jira.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is a global provider of Atlassian software and enterprise services and Atlassian’s largest commercial add-on vendor. Since 2005, Appfire has been driving Atlassian products and services into the Enterprise, enabling the world's most advanced teams to quickly innovate. "
target: Botron Software
Botron Software is a Bulgaria-based provider of tools that enable enterprise-level change and configuration management within Jira.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Hitachi Vantara Corporation, acquired Containership

synopsis: Hitachi Vantara has acquired the assets of Kubernetes start-up Containership. Containership enables customers to easily deploy and manage Kubernetes clusters and containerized applications in public cloud, private cloud, and on-premise environments.
buyer parent: Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps its customers solve their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, the company applies its industrial and digital capabilities to customers' data and applications to benefit both business and society. "
target: Containership
Containership is the most reliable platform for enabling the deployment and management of multicloud Kubernetes infrastructure. Through an intuitive dashboard, enterprises gain the flexibility to operate in public cloud, private cloud, and on-premise environments alike.
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closed 10/8/2019 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, acquired CollabNet VersionOne

synopsis: TPG Capital, the private equity platform of TPG, has acquired CollabNet VersionOne, a platform provider for Agile planning, DevOps, and Value Stream Management. Together with TPG, CollabNet can meet the needs of large enterprises that require end-to-end software infrastructure to connect Agile and DevOps teams and activities to business value.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $103 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: CollabNet VersionOne
CollabNet VersionOne is a leading platform provider for Value Stream Management, Agile planning, DevOps and source code management.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Twistlock

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twistlock, the leader in container security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Twistlock
Twistlock is the first truly comprehensive cloud native applications security platform, providing holistic coverage across hosts, containers, and serverless in a single platform. Twistlock is cloud-native and API-enabled, protecting all workloads regardless of the underlying computer technology.
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$410
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

UsabilityTools merged with Positionly,

synopsis: Positionly, a startup offering SEO software, has merged with Usability Tools. UsabilityTools provides tools for remote user experience testing.
buyer: Positionly
Positionly develops software solutions to track website's position and measure search engine optimization performance. Positionly sp z o.o. was founded in 2012 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. "
target: UsabilityTools
UsabilityTools is the industry-leading solution for applying in-page visual analytics across websites and web apps. Use it to remove conversion barriers and discover opportunities for growth.
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closed 7/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gridstore, acquired DCHQ, Inc.

synopsis: Gridstore, a company that focuses on building software and data center appliances for Windows Hyper V-based clouds, announced that it has acquired DCHQ, a service that helps enterprises move their applications to any cloud or container infrastructure (with a specific focus on Java-based applications).
buyer: Gridstore
Gridstore is the leader in HyperConverged All-Flash Infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center. Their customers gain a 10X performance improvement over traditional storage as they put all-flash as close to the workload as possible. "
target: DCHQ, Inc.
DCHQ is the leading enterprise Docker management solution focusing on enterprise application modeling, deployment, service discovery and lifecycle management.
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closed 10/29/2014 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., acquired Continuent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired the assets of Continuent, a leading provider of database clustering and replication, enabling enterprises to run business-critical applications on cost-effective open source software. The Continuent team joins VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources. "
target: Continuent, Inc.
Continuent, Inc. provides of replication and clustering for MySQL and Oracle. It offers Tungsten product that allows businesses to manage data on economical open source DBMS without migrating data or upgrading applications.
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired CollabNet, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Capital, a technology focused private equity firm, announced that it has acquired CollabNet, Inc. from existing venture investors and other shareholders. CollabNet, founded in 1999, is a leading provider of cloud-based application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for agile software delivery at scale.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: CollabNet, Inc.
CollabNet is a pioneer in cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions for collaborative agile software delivery at scale. CollabNet provides industry-leading products plus agile consulting and training services to help organizations of all sizes develop and deploy software faster.
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announced 4/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mashery, Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corp. confirmed that it has reached an agreement to buy the San Francisco-based startup Mashery Inc. Mashery, founded in 2006, provides technology and services related to application programming interfaces, or APIs, a term that includes specifications and pieces of code used in developing software.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,098.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
target: Mashery, Inc.
Mashery is the leading provider of API management services enabling companies to easily leverage web services as a distribution channel. With its on-demand SaaS solution, Mashery takes away the cumbersome process and plumbing around managing web services/APIs.
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closed 8/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Chai Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Chai Labs, a startup that helps other companies build search-friendly websites focused on specific topics.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Chai Labs, Inc.
Chai Lab's mission is to build Internet services that are as ubiquitous, as refreshing, and savored by as many people around the world, as a cup of tea. Chai Labs' technology platform enables publishers to easily customize and launch scalable, search-friendly sites in several verticals.
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$10
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Auth0, acquired Apility.io

synopsis: Auth0, the Bellevue, Wash.-based startup acquired Apility.io, an “anti-abuse API” that identifies blacklisted IP addresses, domains, and email addresses. Apility.io is a Threat Intelligence SaaS for developers and product companies that want to know in realtime if their existing or potential users have been classified as 'abusers.'
buyer: Auth0
Auth0 is a cloud service that provides a set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables single sign-on and user management for any application, API or IoT device. It's modern identity infrastructure, built for developers. "
target: Apility.io
Apility.io is an “anti-abuse API” that identifies blacklisted IP addresses, domains, and email addresses. Apility.io is a Threat Intelligence SaaS for developers and product companies that want to know in realtime if their existing or potential users have been classified as 'abusers.'
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closed 10/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired tCell

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation, announced it has acquired tCell.io, Inc., a leading provider of web application threat defense and monitoring.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications."
target: tCell
tCell is a next-gen cloud web application firewall (WAF) that enables web applications, APIs and microservices to defend themselves against attacks. tCell’s technology dramatically reduces false positives, protects applications from attacks, and delivers actionable data to prevent future attacks.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire StackRox

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced its intent to acquire StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: StackRox
StackRox delivers the industry’s first and only Kubernetes-native container security platform that enables security and DevOps teams to operationalize security and compliance policies across the entire container life cycle, from build to deploy to runtime.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire StackRox

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced its intent to acquire StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: StackRox
StackRox delivers the industry’s first and only Kubernetes-native container security platform that enables security and DevOps teams to operationalize security and compliance policies across the entire container life cycle, from build to deploy to runtime.
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closed 11/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired NooBaa

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has acquired NooBaa, an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa is based in Israel and Silicon Valley.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: NooBaa
NooBaa is an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa was founded in 2013 in Israel to address the need for greater visibility and control over unstructured data spread throughout these distributed environments.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

IBM, acquired Red Hat, Inc.

synopsis: IBM has acquired Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
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announced 1/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire CoreOS

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CoreOS, Inc., an innovator and leader in Kubernetes and container-native solutions.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: CoreOS
CoreOS is the creator of CoreOS Tectonic, an enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform that provides automated operations, enables portability across private and public cloud providers, and is always upstream open source software.
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closed 7/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Permabit

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets and technology of Permabit Technology Corporation, a provider of software for data deduplication, compression and thin provisioning.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: Permabit
Permabit pioneers the development of primary storage data reduction technologies in the areas of deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning.
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announced 5/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire Codenvy

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Codenvy, provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: Codenvy
Codenvy is a provider of cloud-native development tools that enable developers to more easily create modern container-based and cloud-native applications.
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announced 6/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire 3scale networks S. L.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 3scale, a leading provider of application programming interface (API) management technology. 3scale offers APItools for app developers and devops who use APIs.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: 3scale networks S. L.
3scale is a leading provider of application programming interface (API) management technology. It powers PIs for more than 500 organizations of all sizes across many industries. 3scale also offers APItools for app developers and devops who use APIs.
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announced 10/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire Ansible, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ansible, Inc., a provider of powerful IT automation solutions designed to help enterprises move toward frictionless IT.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: Ansible, Inc.
Ansible is a powerful automation engine that makes systems and applications simple to deploy. 
No custom scripting or custom code. No agents. All using an automation language that’s easy for anyone to understand and learn. Just get in, get it done, and make some time for other strategic projects.
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announced 9/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire FeedHenry

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire FeedHenry, a leading enterprise mobile application platform provider. FeedHenry expands Red Hat’s broad portfolio of application development, integration, and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: FeedHenry
FeedHenry provides a Mobile Application Platform to enterprises. It enables app developers to build, deploy and manage mobile apps for business. Enterprises can create native, hybrid or HTML5 apps that securely connect to backend, legacy and/or third party systems, powered from the cloud.
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announced 6/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire eNovance

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eNovance, a leading provider of open source cloud computing services. eNovance helps service providers and large-scale private enterprises build and deploy cloud infrastructures quickly and cost effectively.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: eNovance
eNovance helps service providers and large-scale private enterprises build and deploy cloud infrastructures quickly and cost effectively. Additionally, they help leading organizations manage a multitude of customer web applications on many of the world’s largest public clouds.
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announced 4/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire Inktank

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Inktank, a leading provider of scale-out, open source storage systems. Inktank’s flagship technology, Inktank Ceph Enterprise, delivers world class object and block storage software to enterprises deploying public or private clouds.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: Inktank
Inktank is a leading provider of scale-out, open source storage systems and the developer of Ceph, a scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. Ceph replaces legacy storage systems and provides a unified solution for cloud computing environments.
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announced 12/20/2012 via BusinessWeek

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire ManageIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ManageIQ, a leading provider of enterprise cloud management and automation solutions that enable organizations to deploy, manage and optimize private clouds, virtualized infrastructures and virtual desktops.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: ManageIQ, Inc.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, ManageIQ provides comprehensive and scalable enterprise cloud management solutions, with unified monitoring, management and automation capabilities that are quick-to-deploy and easy-to-use,
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closed 8/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Polymita

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced it has acquired business process management technology developed by Polymita Technologies S.L. The deal accelerates Red Hat’s entry into the BPM software segment and augments its JBoss Enterprise Middleware integration software offerings.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: Polymita
Polymita, a Barcelona, Spain-based start-up, created a comprehensive BPM platform that empowers business users to become agents of change in their organizations. Its user-friendly interface and workflow capabilities are designed to enhance productivity and collaboration.
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announced 6/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire FuseSource Corp.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire FuseSource from Progress Software Corporation. FuseSource, a provider of open source integration and messaging, will enable Red Hat to accelerate the delivery of application integration products and services to enterprise customers.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target parent: Progress Software Corporation
target: FuseSource Corp.
Headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, FuseSource serves many Fortune 500 companies with open source integration and open source messaging products based on Apache ServiceMix, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache CFX, and Apache Camel.
price ($mm)
$21
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announced 10/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire Gluster

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gluster, Inc., a leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions for standardizing the management of unstructured data.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions. It provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with cloud, virtualization, applications, management and service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions. "
target: Gluster
Gluster is a provider of open source storage solutions for public, private and hybrid clouds. Enterprises worldwide use Gluster in commercial deployments ranging from a few terabytes to multiple petabytes, across the most demanding applications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$137 [$136]
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closed 11/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Makara, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., a leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has acquired Makara, a developer of deployment and management solutions for applications in the cloud. Makara's technologies will accelerate the development of Red Hat's comprehensive Platform-as-a-Service solution as part of its Cloud Foundations portfolio.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions, provides affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture solutions. "
target: Makara, Inc.
Makara provides solutions to enable organizations to deploy, manage, monitor and scale their applications on both private or public clouds. Customers can benefit from Makara's solutions for scaling, rightsizing, rollback and monitoring.
price ($mm)[EV]
$32 [$31]
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closed 9/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Qumranet, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., a leading provider of open source solutions, acquired Qumranet, Inc. The acquisition includes Qumranet's virtualization solutions, including its KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) platform and SolidICE offering, a virtual desktop infrastructure, which together present a comprehensive virtualization platform for enterprise customers.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. "
target: Qumranet, Inc.
Qumranet is an enterprise software company offering a virtual infrastructure platform to enable Independent Computing. Organizations use Qumranet's first product, Solid ICE, to host Windows and Linux desktops centrally on servers in the data center.
price ($mm)
$105
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closed 3/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Amentra, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, acquired Amentra, a provider of systems integration services for SOA, business process management, systems development and enterprise data solutions. Amentra has vast technology and product expertise, including with JBoss middleware, an
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. "
target: Amentra, Inc.
Amentra, Inc. offers a distinctively different approach to business and IT consulting. Amentra has earned industry accolades for combining two areas that have historically been separate service offerings into a single solution: deliverable-based project solutions integrated with IT Mentoring.
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closed 6/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired MetaMatrix

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the completion of the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of MetaMatrix, Inc., a leader in data management and integration software.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. "
target: MetaMatrix
MetaMatrix provides information management software that helps Fortune 1000 companies and government organizations improve operations by making better use of their data. Our software products enable people to access data from disparate data sources and receive the data in the form they need.
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closed 6/5/2006 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired JBoss Inc.

synopsis: By acquiring JBoss, the global leader in open source middleware, Red Hat is now positioned to accelerate the shift to service-oriented architectures (SOA) and enable the next generation of web-enabled applications running on a low-cost, secure open source platform.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. "
target: JBoss Inc.
JBoss®, Inc. pioneered the disruptive Professional Open Source model, which combines the best of the open source and proprietary software worlds to make open source a safe choice for the enterprise and give CIOs peace of mind.
price ($mm)[EV]
$307 [$316]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
20.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

IBM, acquired Red Hat, Inc.

synopsis: IBM has acquired Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$73,779.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34,713 [$32,950]
rev ($mm)
$3,157
EBITDA ($mm)
$602
EV / rev
10.7x
EV / EBITDA
56.4x
closed 5/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Wallix, acquired mlstate

synopsis: WALLIX GROUP, a software company providing cyber-security and governance solutions for information system access, has announced the acquisition of MLstate. MLstate notably designs and develops its proprietary secure communications solution Peps. Peps is an open source platform that handles e-mail and instant messaging with end-to-end encryption.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices. "
target: mlstate
MLstate develops software used to build and run web applications and webservices in the cloud. It provides its products under MLstate & PEPS brand. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Tiny, acquired Meteor Development Group

synopsis: Tiny, a Canadian technology holding company, has acquired Meteor, an open-source app and development platform. Meteor is one of the leading JavaScript platforms in the world, allowing users to get products to market faster with a turn-key development platform and scalable hosting service, Galaxy.
buyer: Tiny
Tiny is a Canadian technology holding company based in Victoria, BC. They typically look for businesses that have been in business for at least 3-5 years, have significant profits (minimum $500k, ideally $1MM+, as high as $15MM), and have a high quality team in place. "
target: Meteor Development Group
Meteor's open-source JavaScript App Platform simplifies coding for developers building top-quality reactive, multi-device experiences for servers, browsers, and mobile devices. Its turn-key development platform and scalable hosting service Galaxy allows users to get their products to market faster.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

NVIDIA Corporation, will acquire Cumulus Networks

synopsis: NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, is to acquire Cumulus, based in Mountain View, Calif., a company that supports more than 100 hardware platforms with Cumulus Linux, its operating system for network switches.
buyer: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA:$19,256.00)
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. "
target: Cumulus Networks
Cumulus, based in Mountain View, Calif., supports more than 100 hardware platforms with Cumulus Linux, its operating system for network switches.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Planet Labs, will acquire Boundless

synopsis: Planet, an integrated aerospace and data analytics company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boundless, the leader in open and scalable GIS. The acquisition will expand Planet’s commercial business with the U.S. government and commercial agriculture clients.
buyer: Planet Labs
Planet is an integrated aerospace and data analytics company that operates the largest commercial fleet of satellites, collecting daily, high resolution imagery of everywhere on earth. Planet’s daily snapshots is delivered with the software & analytics users need to make critical business decisions."
target: Boundless
Boundless is the leader in open, scalable enterprise-grade GIS software. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying, managing and enriching the use of geospatial software with scalable, fully managed, cloud-hosted GIS solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/19/2013 via PR Newswire

Xyratex Ltd., acquired Lustre

synopsis: Xyratex Ltd, a leading provider of data storage technology, announced it has acquired the original Lustre trademark, logo, website and associated intellectual property from Oracle. The Lustre file system is a client/server based, distributed architecture designed for large-scale compute and I/O-intensive, performance-sensitive applications.
buyer: Xyratex Ltd. (XRTX:$1,158.90)
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry. "
target parent: Oracle Corporation
target: Lustre
The Lustre file system, which was first released in 2003, is a client/server based, distributed architecture designed for large-scale compute and I/O-intensive, performance-sensitive applications.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/29/2018 via BusinessWire

8x8, acquired Jitsi

synopsis: 8x8, Inc., a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact center solutions for over one million users worldwide, announced that it has acquired the Jitsi open source video communications technology and its highly skilled team of open source video technology experts.
buyer: 8x8 (EGHT:$352.59)
8x8, Inc. communication solutions help businesses transform their customer and employee experience. 8x8 offers one system of engagement for cloud voice, video, collaboration and contact center and one system of intelligence on one cloud communications platform. "
target parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
target: Jitsi
Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows user to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let users have conferences on the internet.
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closed 4/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired BlueJimp, SARL

synopsis: Atlassian, the company behind developer and collaboration tools like JIRA, Confluence and HipChat, announced that it has acquired BlueJimp, the company behind Jitsi, a popular open-source chat and video conferencing tool.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,802.92)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: BlueJimp, SARL
BlueJimp, SARL develops and offers an open-source chat and video conferencing tool. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Strasbourg, France.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired Velociraptor

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc. has acquired Australia-based Velociraptor, a leading open-source technology and community used for endpoint monitoring, digital forensics, and incident response. Through this acquisition, Rapid7 will continue to build the Velociraptor community and leverage its technology and insights to enhance Rapid7’s incident response capabilities.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation through its Insight cloud. Rapid7 allows security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. "
target: Velociraptor
Based in Australia, Velociraptor is a leading open-source technology and community used by digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) professionals to monitor endpoints. Velociraptor offers a solid architecture, a library of customisable forensic artifacts, and its own unique query language.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cronin Group PLC, will acquire OpenIOLabs

synopsis: Cronin Group PLC, a company that provides medical research and development services, has agreed to buy OpenIOLabs Ltd, an open source hardware translator that lets customers monitor and control multiple devices with one unified interface.
buyer: Cronin Group PLC (AIM:CRON:$0.00)
Cronin Group PLC provides medical research and development services. The Company focuses on the discovery, development, and manufacture of small molecules and nano-materials utilizing proprietary chemistry. Cronin Group offers its services in the United Kingdom. "
target: OpenIOLabs
OpenIOLabs is an open source hardware translator lets customers monitor and control multiple devices with one unified interface.
price ($mm)
$0.58
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Lumina Networks, Inc., purchased SDN Controller Product Family from Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Lumina Networks, Inc. launched in the software-defined networking (SDN) market, through its acquisition of assets associated with the SDN Controller product family from Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Offering the Lumina SDN Controller, applications and Network Development Services, Lumina brings open software networking out of the lab.
buyer: Lumina Networks, Inc.
Lumina Networks is the catalyst that brings open software networking out of the lab and into the live network. They develop open source platforms and provide NetDev Services to jointly deliver production systems and to transfer know-how in Agile Software Development methods. "
seller: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD:$2,382.24)
The software-defined networking (SDN) Controller product family of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. enables service providers to directly control their SDN implementations while providing the flexibility to develop their own solutions through their choice of vendors thus eliminating lock-in.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2016 via PR Newswire

SUSE, purchased openATTIC Storage Management Assets from it-novum

synopsis: SUSE® has acquired software-defined storage management assets from German IT firm it-novum, including openATTIC, the open source Ceph and storage management framework. The acquisition allows SUSE to accelerate its use of openATTIC as the management framework for SUSE Enterprise Storage and will help deliver simpler storage management solutions.
buyer parent: Micro Focus International Limited
buyer: SUSE
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises control and flexibility. Engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support to help customers. "
seller parent: KAP AG
seller: it-novum
it-novum is an IT consultancy for Business Open Source in the German-speaking market. openATTIC is an open solution for managing storage resources and has been designed for the deployment in cloud systems, such as OpenStack.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Kontron, acquired Inocybe

synopsis: Kontron, a global provider of cloud and carrier-class integrated infrastructure platforms, announced it has acquired Inocybe Technologies, a leading open networking technology provider.
buyer parent: S&T AG
buyer: Kontron
Kontron is a global leader in embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S&T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. "
target: Inocybe
Inocybe Technologies is the leading Open Networking technology provider from the data center to the network edge. Inocybe’s Open Networking Platform enables customers to deploy an integrated and consumable network based on the leading, emerging and innovative open networking software.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Fusion-io, Inc., acquired ID7

synopsis: Fusion-io announced that it has acquired ID7, a pioneer in software defined storage (SDS) and an open-source leader in shared storage systems, as well as the developers and key contributors of SCST, a Linux storage software subsystem utilized by many storage vendors throughout the world.
buyer: Fusion-io, Inc. (FIO:$359.35)
Fusion-io delivers the world's data faster. Their Fusion ioMemory platform and software defined storage solutions accelerate virtualization, databases, cloud computing, big data and performance applications. "
target: ID7
Established in 2006, ID7 is a UK-based storage technology company specializing in the development of storage software solutions across all types of interfaces including iSCSI, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/7/2013 via PR Web

Phoenix Technologies Ltd, acquired Iolo Technologies

synopsis: Iolo technologies, LLC, a market leader in performance optimization software for personal computers and mobile devices announced that it has been acquired by Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core systems software products, services and embedded technologies headquartered in Milpitas, California.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the leader in core systems software products, pioneers open standards and delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry's top system builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market and increase their revenues. "
target: Iolo Technologies
Iolo technologies, LLC develops patented technology and award-winning software that repairs, optimizes, and protects computers and digital devices, enabling them to enjoy full computing potential by keeping devices running fast, stable, and problem-free.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Swype Inc

synopsis: Voice recognition giant Nuance has acquired Seattle-based startup Swype. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard, Swype's patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods - at over 40 words per minute.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: Swype Inc
Swype provides a faster and easier way to input text on any screen. With one continuous finger or stylus motion across the screen keyboard, the patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier than other data input methods—at over 40 words per minute.
price ($mm)[EV]
$78 [$69]
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2271.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2010 via BusinessWeek

Google Inc., acquired BumpTop

synopsis: Google Inc., owner of the world’s most popular search engine, has acquired Bump Technologies Inc., a company whose software makes computer desktops appear to be 3-D.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: BumpTop
Bump Technologies Inc. is a software company that is best known for its free desktop tool, BumpTop. BumpTop converts the desktop into a 3-D display.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/25/2013 via PR Newswire

LG Electronics, Inc., acquired webOS

synopsis: LG Electronics Inc. has acquired the webOS operating system technology from HP. LG has entered into a definitive agreement with HP to acquire the source code, associated documentation, engineering talent and related websites associated with webOS. webOS is a mobile operating system based on a Linux kernel.
buyer: LG Electronics, Inc. (A066570:KS:$48,830.93)
LG Electronics Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. "
target parent: HP
target: webOS
webOS is a mobile operating system based on a Linux kernel, initially developed by Palm, which was later acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Various versions of webOS have been featured on several devices, including Pre, Pixi, and Veer phones and the HP TouchPad tablet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2010 via Company Press Release

HP, will acquire Palm, Inc.

synopsis: HP and Palm, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones powered by the Palm webOS mobile operating system, at a price of $5.70 per share of Palm common stock in cash or an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$61,075.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems."
target: Palm, Inc.
Palm, Inc. creates intuitive and powerful mobile experiences that enable consumers and businesses to connect to their information in more useful and usable ways. The company’s groundbreaking Palm webOS platform is designed exclusively for mobile application.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,401 [$1,200]
rev ($mm)
$1,071
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker: TSE:9629
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation develops and sells computer software in Japan. It offers PCA Cloud, a cloud-based service that allows users to access data centers over the Internet and use software that has been installed on rented servers and PCA Dream21, an integrated ERP software package.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$95.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.88
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,106.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$941.50
EBIT ($mm)
$919.80
Net Income ($mm)
$840.40
Employees
5198
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Ticker: LSE:AVST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avast Software
Avast Software
Avast is the global leader in digital security products. With over 400 million users online, Avast offers products under the Avast and AVG brands that protect people from threats on the internet and the evolving IoT threat landscape.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$892.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$416.70
EBIT ($mm)
$347.00
Net Income ($mm)
$169.60
Employees
1699
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Ticker: CTCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Commtouch
Commtouch
Commtouch® is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$23.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
86
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: DBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$280.50
EBIT ($mm)
$121.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2760
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Ticker: RGTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation is in the principal business of marketing and deploying a registered system for the secure and verifiable delivery of electronic documents. Registered Express™ is designed as an easy-to-use, web-based service.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: GOMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sungy Mobile Limited
Sungy Mobile Limited
Sungy Mobile Limited is a leading provider of mobile internet products and services globally with a focus on applications and mobile platform development. Sungy Mobile also operates 3G.cn, a popular mobile internet portal, and a large mobile reading service, in China.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$47.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.14
EBIT ($mm)
$12.85
Net Income ($mm)
$12.82
Employees
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